Electrical Marketing's Electrical Price Index (EPI) rose 0.1 percent for July. The index posted price gains in 10 categories and decreases in 11; seven product categories held steady this time.
Building wire and cable posted the biggest gain (2.1 percent) followed by air conditioners (1.5 percent). Circuit breakers posted the biggest decrease (1.2 percent).
Note: All EPI series represent DRI/WEFA aggregates of Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) producer price indices
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